Achieving Success with your Leadership Project
- David Middlewood - University of Warwick, UK
- Ian Abbott - University of Warwick, UK
Essays/Dissertations (PG) | Leadership & Management | PGCEs & MEds
The authors provide case examples of students' work from a range of contexts. They give guidance on what pitfalls to avoid, and show clearly how to structure the project, write a literature review, present personal research findings, as well as how to understand different kinds of research, assessment, and maximising tutorial support.
The book is essential for Masters' students - and their tutors - in fields such as education or business studies, giving a clear step-by-step approach to doing the fieldwork and writing up the outcomes, including how to make conclusions and recommendations. It provides a comprehensive resource to ensure success in leadership and management projects and dissertations.
DAVID MIDDLEWOOD is a part-time Research Fellow at The University of Warwick, UK, having previously worked for the Universities of Leicester and Lincoln.
IAN ABBOTT is an associate professor at the University of Warwick, UK. He is currently the director of external relations at the Institute of Education at the University.
A very useful book for students wishing to look at leadership as an area of dissertation study
This is useful text for my MBA students. Some of them found it very helpful in their class assignments and dissertation proposals.
Not specific enough for my student needs, could have been on any project
This text is a valuable resource for students undertaking their leadership project as part of the MA module: leadership and management in education. It offers practical advice to students on the various aspects of the project process.
I found this book enormously helpful. It is written in a very accessible style and takes the reader through a step by step guide, supported by helpful examples. I thoroughly recommend it for Post Graduate students in particular who are considering or have been engaged in leadership / change projects within school
This is a very clear and well written guide to doing a Masters dissertation - and I will be recommending it to appropriate students as it complements existing titles that are both more detailed and more simple.
Two things really irritate - the misleading title and the limited additional recommended reading/references provided and in particular the overdominance of "Sage" publications on these recommendations
This is a multi-discipline book that all leaders need to read. Teachers and educational practitioners should read this especially for those who need and make and implement change.
As the preface to this book highlights, this text has the potential to 'fill a gap'. Definitely worth taking a look!